M-Audio Oxygen 25 USB MIDI Controller
The M-Audio Oxygen 25 USB MIDI Controller delivers next-generation functionality from M-Audio, the leading innovator in mobile music production technology. The Oxygen 25 features eight assignable knobs, plus dedicated transport and track select buttons. DirectLink mode automatically maps these controls to common DAW functions including transport, mixer, track pan and plug-in parameters. Built-in factory presets offer support for popular virtual instruments right out of the box, no complicated setup required. Velocity-sensitive keys and a sleek, compact design round out a portable keyboard that’s perfect for laptop production, live DJ performance, triggering samples or composing on the go. No other MIDI controller in this price range has so much functionality while remaining easy to use.
M-Audio Oxygen 25 USB MIDI Controller Features:
-25 velocity-sensitive keys
-8 MIDI-assignable knobs
-6 dedicated transport controls
-Dedicated track up/down buttons
-DirectLink mode automatically maps controls to common DAW parameters
-Factory presets map controllers to popular music software:
-Unique Select buttons for on-the-fly step through of presets, program changes and MIDI channels
-4 velocity curves and 3 fixed velocity settings
-Sustain pedal input
-Class-compliant with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Mac OS X
-USB bus powered
Featuring eight assignable knobs, a programmable slider, dedicated transport controls and track up/down buttons, the Oxygen 25 gives you total control over your session, allowing you to stay engaged in the creative flow of recording and mixing music rather than being interrupted by the constant back and forth between QWERTY keyboard and MIDI controller. DirectLink mode automatically maps Oxygen 25 controls to common DAW parameters, while factory presets provide instant mapping to popular virtual instruments including Xpand!2, Hybrid, Velvet, Strike, Oddity, ImpOSCar and MiniMonsta. Use the dedicated Select buttons to quickly switch MIDI channels and presets for deep tactile control over multitimbral hardware and software instruments. Interfacing a MIDI controller with your software doesn’t get any easier than this.
M-Audio pioneered the category of mobile MIDI keyboard controllers, and we continue to be the best-selling name in the game. In fact, M-Audio controllers are used by more professional producers and players than any other brand on the market. Thanks to continued innovation over the course of nearly a decade, you’ll find that the M-Audio Oxygen 25 USB MIDI Controller has a solid, reliable build, and puts as much musicality into the keyboard as it does into the complement of other MIDI controls.
The Oxygen 25 MIDI controller offers out-of-the-box integration with Pro Tools software, the industry standard DAW found in professional, project and personal studios around the world. With DirectLink, the Oxygen 25 controls instantly map to key parameters on the Pro Tools Mixer, Edit and Transport windows, as well as the powerful suite of virtual instruments bundled with Pro Tools. Together, Oxygen 25 and Pro Tools software provide streamlined workflow in a formidable system with tons of interface options and industry-standard file compatibility.
The M-Audio Oxygen 25 USB MIDI Controller packs an amazing amount of control for DAWs and soft synths into an incredibly small footprint. There’s always room for it, even in the most crowded desktops, efficient stage rigs or compact studios. It’s also the perfect complement to your laptop for making music anywhere inspiration strikes, whether relaxing on the couch, writing on a plane or jamming on a tourbus. With the Oxygen 25 MIDI controller, you can carry your entire mobile laptop studio in a shoulder bag.
M-Audio Oxygen 25 USB MIDI Controller Specifications:
MIDI Data from variable controllers:
-MIDI Control Number
-Program, Bank LSB, Bank MSB
-GM/GM2/XG SysEx Messages
-MIDI Data from buttons/switches:
-Note On/Off toggle
-MIDI CC On/Off toggle
-Program, Bank LSB, Bank MSB presets
-MIDI Machine Control functions
-GM/GM2/XG SysEx messages
-Size: 16.2" L x 9.4" W 3.7" H
M-Audio Oxygen 25 USB MIDI Controller System Requirements*:
-1GHz Intel or AMD (CPU may need to be higher for laptops)
-Vista 32 (SP1) or Vista 64 (SP1)
-1.6GHz Intel or AMD (CPU may need to be higher for laptops)
-128MB video card
-OS X 10.4.11 or 10.5.6
-G4*** 1GHz (CPU may need to be higher for laptops)
*M-Audio suggests you also check the minimum system requirements for your software, as they may be greater than above.
**Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Media Center Edition is not supported.
***G4 accelerator cards not supported